poetry by j matthew waters

at the speed of light

skipping rocks in space
the flatter the better so they say
skimming along invisible waves
making wishes as they fade
light years away

where they finally wind up
nobody really knows
(except the creator)
perhaps as a collective of
gold-colored coins
deposited into a simple pot
strategically placed
at the end of an endless rainbow

june two thousand eighteen
copyright j matthew waters
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2 thoughts on “at the speed of light

  1. wonderful imagery here such a lovely picture in my mind

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